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Forum: Car Chat Today, 06:04 PM
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Posted By mmarshall
I remember it well....one of my early-co-workers...

I remember it well....one of my early-co-workers got one, brand new. Well-assembled for the standards of the time, economical, and reliable, but the sheet metal was paper-thin, it was cramped for...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 05:48 PM
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Posted By mmarshall
With age often comes wisdom. ;) That '68...

With age often comes wisdom. ;)

That '68 full-size Chevy Wagon, BTW, looks like the old Brookwood (the up-level Caprice Classic wagon had the imitation wood-panelling on the sides). Did your folks...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 03:49 PM
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Views: 1,491
Posted By mmarshall
Hey.....nothing wrong with minivans. A true car...

Hey.....nothing wrong with minivans. A true car enthusiast will know that they are indeed some of the best vehicles on the market for a lot of families. ;)
Forum: The Clubhouse Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By mmarshall
Comedian Jerry Lewis dead at 91.

Jerry Lewis has passed away at age 91. He was well-known for his bumbling-comedy-routines, acting, partnership with fellow singer/actor Dean Martin, their break-up, long feud, eventual make-up, and,...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By mmarshall
Vehicles with beam or live rear axles usually...

Vehicles with beam or live rear axles usually don't need 4-wheel alignments, unless there is something excessively-worn or bent/damaged/deformed in the suspension.
Forum: Car Chat Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By mmarshall
Check your tire pressures when cold (sitting in...

Check your tire pressures when cold (sitting in the shade at least 3 hours, or preferably overnight). Tires heat up and add PSI when the car is moving and/or sitting in the sun...the tire's black...
Forum: Car Chat Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
.....and that's exactly the price range that most...

.....and that's exactly the price range that most of the cars I recommended fall in. ;)

Good luck on your upcoming degree. You're worked hard for it.....now, hopefully, it will work for you. :)
Forum: Car Chat Today, 03:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
I was just kidding with you....since you like to...

I was just kidding with you....since you like to use the (:p ) symbol on so many of your replies. ;)

Nothing against the JGC, though...it's a superb vehicle in my book, arguably, along with the...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,762
Posted By mmarshall
????:uh: Not sure I follow you here. In most...

????:uh:

Not sure I follow you here. In most cases, the no-haggle price itself is much better than full-MSRP.
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By mmarshall
Alignment is usually not an issue with traction...

Alignment is usually not an issue with traction problems.

One thing I can think of is that the TPS (Throttle-Position-Sensor) may not be working properly....sending a signal to the computer and...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Yeah, I did mention that, Och...in another post....

Yeah, I did mention that, Och...in another post. But, yes, you have a point about NYC....it's the most expensive place I've ever seen.
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Sure does.....Gee, at one time I even recommended...

Sure does.....Gee, at one time I even recommended the JGC. :rolleyes:
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
A lot of young people would be ashamed to admit...

A lot of young people would be ashamed to admit they are in that position. It's embarrassing, at that age, to tell their friends that they still have to clear things with Mom and Dad LOL. Part of it,...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,762
Posted By mmarshall
Possibly, but don't bet on it. Some dealerships...

Possibly, but don't bet on it. Some dealerships are as stubborn as the people they deal wth LOL. :D
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Back on topic, in the original post, perhaps I...

Back on topic, in the original post, perhaps I did not make clear enough that there were also many other good, inexpensive cars available in today's market for teens and/or college students....
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Well, with your own kids, at their age, you...

Well, with your own kids, at their age, you probably have at least a dozen years left (perhaps more) to prepare them for that.



I agree to an extent, but that's one reason why the ObamaCare...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,762
Posted By mmarshall
Virtually every franchise-dealership has that...

Virtually every franchise-dealership has that fee, in one form or another (company-owned Tesla shops may be an exception). It's just a matter of what they call it......Processing fee, Documentation...
Forum: Car Chat Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
On a slightly different note (though it doesn't...

On a slightly different note (though it doesn't involve cars) that's how our own Washington Redskin team ended up in the hands of Dan Snyder....and the disaster that became. The team's former owner,...
Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By mmarshall
Thanks. :) You did a generally good job of...

Thanks. :) You did a generally good job of explaining the basics of the system, but (no offense), forgot one important part. Since the late 1960s, Federal regulations have required a...
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-18-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By mmarshall
I didn't see my number either. But I just keep my...

I didn't see my number either. But I just keep my ringer disconnected on both my land-line and cell phone unless I'm expecting an important call. That way the telemarketers can call all they want...
Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
I partly addressed that issue in my write-up. I...

I partly addressed that issue in my write-up. I agree on the money-saving aspect of a used car, but some parents simply want their sons or daughters to have the latest in safety-features and...
Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Yes, the Micra is popular overseas, but Nissan...

Yes, the Micra is popular overseas, but Nissan doesn't sell it here in the U.S. Here, the closest thing to it in the Nissan family is the Versa, which, especially in entry-level trim, is dirt-cheap,...
Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Can't necessarily read minds, but the most likely...

Can't necessarily read minds, but the most likely reason, of course, is simply not having the cash (or budget) for a new one.



That's no problem. I see bikes every day that go nowhere the...
Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Sounds like you were a little ahead of me there....

Sounds like you were a little ahead of me there. A wise choice..at least as far as new cars go for kids. :thumbup:




Well, in that case, I'l have to do a write-up on minivans LOL. :D
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Forum: Car Chat 08-18-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 947
Posted By mmarshall
Recommendations and suggestions are not ads. I...

Recommendations and suggestions are not ads. I recommended the Impreza/Crosstrek/Forester mostly for bad-weather areas. Yes, there are a number of good starter-cars for areas that don't get...
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